Cuba Stands Out in Conference on South-South Cooperation in Argentina

The President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, referred to the work of Cuba within this mechanism and cited as an example the labor of Cuban doctors who fought the Ebola in Africa.

Buenos Aires, Mar 20 (Prensa Latina) A stand that reflects Cuba’s experiences in sectors such as health, education and the environment sticks out in Buenos Aires Wednesday at the 2nd UN High Level Conference on South-South Cooperation.

From Cuba to the World, a red and blue poster points out in one of the venues of the Exhibition and Convention Center, which shows Cuba’s good practices with UN agencies or experiences such as the cooperation of this nation in the fight against Ebola or illiteracy.

On the opening day, prominent personalities such as the President of the UN General Assembly, Maria Fernanda Espinosa, referred to the work of Cuba within this mechanism and cited as an example the labor of Cuban doctors who fought the Ebola in Africa.

Likewise, the administrator of the UNDP (United Nations Development Program), Achim Steiner, valued in his speech the experiences of Cuba with the Caribbean in the prevention of disasters.

Cuba is present at the meeting with a delegation headed by the Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment Minister, Rodrigo Malmierca, its Deputy Minister, Ileana Nuñez, the Cuban ambassador in Argentina, Orestes Perez, and diplomats in Buenos Aires.

Since his arrival in Argentina, Malmierca has fulfilled an intense agenda that included a meeting with Horacio Reyser, Secretary of International Economic Relations of the Foreign Ministry, and with a group of businessmen of this southern nation interested in knowing the possibilities of investment and commercial exchange with Cuba.

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